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Badger Mountain NSA Pinot Noir 2018

As Pinot Noir really develops under long, cool growing conditions, California has a lot to offer –especially from parts of Sonoma, the Central Coast, Santa Barbara and San Benito. Such pockets of terroir yield Pinot Noirs of exemplary varietal character while conveying the given terroir. These transmute simply Pinot Noir by numbers. Although Burgundy has a couple millennia on us, we are apt pupils and California Pinot Noir at once combines the ripe complexity of the West Coast, while crafting great Pinot Noir of primary red fruits such as cherries, strawberries, raspberries –even bright plums. With time these can spread out from this profile to show more of the land from whence they came –whether supple from fog blanketed Carneros or mineral from the precious lime stone of Mt Harlan. To taste California Pinot Noir is to travel to the very AVAs they come from.

Food Pairings

Roasted birds are a preternatural match but Pinot Noir goes with any number of dishes ranging from those incorporating wild game and foraged mushrooms to veal stews or grilled fleshy fish. For a classic cheese pairing hunt down some Epoisse...

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Better Values - East
Anoka
763-421-3070

Litchfield Liquor
Litchfield
320-693-8563

Lincoln Square Liquor Barrel
Mahtomedi
651-770-0692

Milaca Municipal Liquor
Milaca
320-983-6255

Lake Wine & Cheese
Minneapolis
612-242-0073

Princeton Off Sale Liquor
Princeton
763-389-3613

Coborn's - St Cloud
Saint Cloud
320-252-8346

Cash Wise Liquor - St Michael
Saint Michael
763-497-0659

Rite Liquor Store
Saint Paul
651-414-0346

International Wines & Liquors
Saint Paul
651-690-5471

Westside Liquor - Willmar
Willmar
320-222-2337

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